Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q22

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Q22 At the present time, do you think Christians are increasing their influence on life in our country or losing their influence?
  1) Increasing influence
  2) Losing influence
  3) Same/neither increasing nor losing
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Increasing influence 63.9% 63.9%
Losing influence 18.4% 82.3%
Same/neither increasing nor losing 8.7% 91%
Don't know 8.6% 99.6%
Refused .5% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Increasing influence 62.0% 65.8% 64.9% 64.2%
Losing influence 16.5% 18.8% 20.5% 18.2%
Same/neither increasing nor losing 9.5% 8.2% 8.1% 8.7%
Don't know 11.4% 6.7% 6.1% 8.4%
Refused 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24542


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Increasing influence 64.7% 63.6% 63.4% 63.4% 60.5% 63.9%
Losing influence 18.9% 18.3% 18.1% 17.5% 17.1% 18.4%
Same/neither increasing nor losing 8.5% 9.2% 8.5% 8.2% 9.1% 8.7%
Don't know 7.3% 8.5% 9.2% 10.0% 12.6% 8.4%
Refused 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Increasing influence 63.3% 64.4% 63.9%
Losing influence 18.7% 18.0% 18.4%
Same/neither increasing nor losing 9.3% 8.1% 8.7%
Don't know 8.0% 9.1% 8.6%
Refused 0.6% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Increasing influence 74.3% 45.0% 44.0% 54.6% 64.0%
Losing influence 14.1% 27.5% 10.8% 16.8% 18.3%
Same/neither increasing nor losing 7.1% 11.6% 11.4% 11.3% 8.7%
Don't know 4.4% 14.7% 32.0% 17.2% 8.5%
Refused 0.2% 1.2% 1.8% 0.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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